Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Pakistan: Suicide attack, kills 9

(Lahore) At least nine people including five policemen were killed and 35 others injured in a suicide in Pakistan.

The bomb blast which has been claimed by the Taliban ripped through a police checkpoint on the outskirts of the Pakistani city of Lahore on Wednesday, killing nine people and wounding 35. Speaking to the media Deputy Inspector General of police Haider Ashraf stated that the attack was timed to coincide with the changing of the guard at a check point  set up for the security of the annual congregation of Tableeghi Jamaat in Raiwind.